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? steve osunsami has a user's guide for families. >> reporter: today, government official trying to contain this salmonella outbreak told us it doesn't look good and to expect more reported cases linked to jars of peanut butter sold at grocery stores across the country. so far, 30 people sick, most of them children, across 19 states. for families searching through kitchen cabinets tonight for potentially dangerous jars of nut butter, it's confusing. first, what jars and brands are being recalled? well, it isn't your larger name brands like jif or skippy. those products are fine. all of the recalled products are linked to the sunland peanut butter corporation in new mexico they make peanut butter under many labels. sunland, trader joe's, sprouts, and the archer farms brand sold at target. >> all the illnesses that have been investigated are related to the peanut butter products from the one plant. >> reporter: so now you've found one of these brands in your cupboard. should you automatically toss it out? the company says to look on the side of the jar for the "best if used by" dat
's steve osunsami has more details. >> reporter: what's especially frightening is that most of the people who've gotten sick from the recalled peanut butter are children under the age of 10. >> i am concerned. i love peanut butter. >> you don't know what you're getting. very scary. >> reporter: this all began with one brand of sea salt peanut butter at trader joe's, but the recall now has cleared out peanut butter aisles at kroger, whole foods and target. investigators have traced the trouble to sunland incorporated, a peanut butter manufacturer in new mexico that sells products in grocery stores across the country. the list of recalled peanut butter products is 101 items long, and now includes nut butters made with almonds, cashews and sesame seeds. and it gets worse. companies like the oregon ice cream company and fairytale brownies, which used the recalled nut butter to make cookies and other baked goods, they're now recalling their products, too. >> people have been getting sick over the last month and because there is often a two-week delay or so in the reporting time, we expect to h
, for the first time, a parent whose child was sickened by tainted peanut butter speaks to abc's steve osunsami. >> reporter: 8-year-old nate says it felt like he was going to die, all because he ate out of a jar of peanut butter his father bought from a trader joe's grocery store. >> it felt very painful. the stomach cramps, i was screaming loud and i was saying, why does this happen to me? >> reporter: he's one of 30 confirmed salmonella victims so far. families should know that symptoms show up usually within three days. it was a terrible scare and started saturday, august 25th, with classic symptoms parents should look for. first, painful stomach cramps. then, a severe headache. a 103 degree fever. dysentery. by monday morning, he was vomiting, too. but he was now bleeding. doctors couldn't figure it out. on wednesday, he had to be hospitalized. his fever didn't break until friday. and he was already home when the test results came back the following tuesday. salmonella, a unique strain linked to the tainted peanut butter. how frightened were you by this? >> this is our child, our baby. i d
, so, which ones are believed to be putting people at risk? here's abc's steve osunsami. >> reporter: doctors worry this outbreak of fungal meningitis is spreading, potentially affecting more than 1,000 americans recently treated for back pain. with needles that were tainted by a fungus during manufacturing. >> the contaminated medication was a steroid. it was put into a syringe. >> reporter: anyone who has received a steroid injection in the spine since july should check with their doctor to see if it's from a tainted source. >> early anti-fungal treatment can improve the outcome of these patients. >> reporter: ground zero is this specialty pharmacy in massachusetts, where the steroid injections were made. investigators shut down the new england compounding center, but it may have shipped to 23 states. doctors say this is a rare form of meningitis, with symptoms that are easily missed and it kills by swelling the brain. it is not contagious, but early symptoms can be headaches, fever, a stiff neck and it can take anywhere from a week to a month to develop. so, health officials are o
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